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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 01-25-05, 09:21 AM   #1
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Who Knew! Riding Brakeless Actually Is Safer

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Old 01-25-05, 09:23 AM   #2
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Old 01-25-05, 09:27 AM   #3
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Well if all else fails, they could just unclip and use their foot. Go fast enough, and you could spark down the raod like those dragging mini trucks.
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Old 01-25-05, 09:42 AM   #4
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Another reason to use the cheap crappy type.
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Old 01-25-05, 09:45 AM   #5
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so all those shimano customers just have to wait till their cables fail to be
really save! clever.
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Old 01-25-05, 09:54 AM   #6
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Another reason to use the cheap crappy type.
Only thing I'd be concerned with is whether they're made in the same factory as the high-dollar Shimano ones. I buy the 4 for $4.00 pack from Performance and who knows whether they are affected or not since you don't know who they're made by.
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Old 01-25-05, 09:55 AM   #7
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On second thought, 4 for $4.00 cables probably weren't made in Osaka, Japan.
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Old 01-25-05, 10:00 AM   #8
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Damn, I just got a NOS set of Shimano SLR cable for my SS off eBay. Oh well, what are the chances...
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Old 01-25-05, 12:47 PM   #12
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Whoa! The levels of irony are like a house of mirrors. I am scared.
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Old 01-25-05, 02:25 PM   #13
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I dunno. Rancid might have something to say about that....
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Pfft, shimano cables? HA! A waste of cardboard and printing ink to retail a cable? I don't know bout you guys but my LBS buys cables that aren't all twisted up at POP in boxes of a thousand or more. And the part with em for fitty cent unless your known to them and then they're free.
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I dunno. Rancid might have something to say about that....

About layers of irony?
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About layers of irony?
Yeah, he's obsessed with Ben Harper..

I'm convinced I'd ride better with out a brake.
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